Sr. Process Hazard Analysis Facilitator

Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Siva Kumar

Our client is one of Canada’s largest integrated oil companies.  They have an immediate need for a Senior Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Facilitator to join their team in Calgary, Alberta.  This would be a one-year contract position.

The position in the Technical Services Operations Support Team facilitates process hazards analyses to field operations across all business units. 


  • Facilitate Process Hazard & Layers of Protection Analysis (PHA's & LOPA) 
  • Provide guidance/assist in development of Shutdown Philosophies & Shutdown Keys 
  • Provide input to P&ID reviews, Control Narratives and other Operations needs 
  • Demonstrate commitment and leadership on safety, environment and quality matters. Achieve established HS&E objectives. 
  • Work collaboratively with other Technical Services, EPPM and client teams to develop and implement solutions. 
  • Promote EPPM Technical Services and the Operations Support Team. 
  • Ensure that there is a high level of customer satisfaction for services delivered. 
  • Support the development of and report on key performance indicators to aid communication of services delivered to the business. 
  • Develop relationships with technical and leadership teams in operations. 
  • Support the business unit operations to ensure proposed equipment changes, upgrades and additions are reviewed and are compliant with regulations and good engineering practices. 


  • Engineering degree or (three year) diploma (typically Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical) 
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years' PHA facilitation experience. 
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years' experience working with operating facilities. 
  • Broad experience (7 years) gained working with upstream oil and gas production facilities. 
  • Broad experience (3 years) gained working with downstream facilities including refining and pipeline operations. 
  • Trained and have experience in facilitation of PHA's (HazOp/LOPA/What-if methodologies) 
  • Microsoft office 
  • Experience in the applying engineering specifications and best practices 
  • Effective interpersonal, innovation, organizational skills, and ability to work in a team environment 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong time management skills 
  • Comfortable with public speaking 
  • Travel will be required for this position up to 50% may involve travel to USA 


  • Must be a certified professional engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of Alberta, or be eligible for certification. 
  • Must be a registered technologist in the province of Alberta. 
  • Broad experience (10 years) gained following Western Canada oil and gas regulations as well as applicable codes and standards (API, ASME, ISO etc) 
  • Understanding oil and gas economics and basic project management skills 
  • PHA Pro8 (Process Hazards Analyses software) 


  • Excellent planning and organizing skills 
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities 
  • Demonstrate professionalism and confidentiality 
  • Excellent customer service capabilities 
  • Excellent communication skills (co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulators)


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